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EPA Administrator to Speak at National Farmers Union Convention in Wichita, Kan.

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(Lenexa, Kan., March 12, 2015) - On Monday, March 16, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will speak at the National Farmers Union (NFU) Convention in Wichita, Kan., about the need to protect the waters that matter most and the important outreach and feedback we've received from NFU. From manufacturing and brewing to farming and ranching, American businesses can't function without clean water and one in three Americans get their drinking water from streams and wetlands that lack clear protection from pollution. EPA is committed to finalizing a Clean Water Rule that keeps the exclusions and exemptions for agriculture and reflects the input from our public comment period.

WHAT: Remarks at National Farmers Union Convention and media availability

WHEN: 11:15 a.m. Central Time, Monday, March 16, 2015

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 West Waterman Street, Wichita, Kan. 67202

A media availability session will be held after the Administrator's remarks. Media wishing to participate in the session should contact

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